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Meaning and Name Origin

Von \von\ as a boys' name is pronounced von. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Von is "hope". Also a respelling of the Dutch-derived Van.


Von has 3 variants: Vondell, Vonn and Vontell.

For more information, see also related boy names Davon and Vaughn.

Von has 1 more alternative form via Van: Vann.


Von is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1162 out of 1220, Top 95%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Von for boys. Von entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #804 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Von name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Von outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Von and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Von ranked in the Top 1000 are Davon, Van (#773 in 2014) and Vaughn (#938). Usage of these boy names reached its peak during 1950-1959 and has become much lower since, with the versions Davon, Van and Vaughn becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davon, Van, Vaughn, Von in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Von and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Von is alike in pronunciation to Vane and Vin. Other suggested similar baby names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jon, Lon, Ron and Ton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Von.